Synopses & Reviews
This extraordinary photographic history draws upon culture, film, music, the military, business, the suffragist movement and the different phases of historic settlement of Asian migrants from the subcontinent, the Caribbean
and East Africa. Asian Britain vividly charts Britains process of coming to terms with the historic realities of its culturally diverse past and present.
[This] breathtaking book
sets out to chart a fascinating and important untold social history. Daily Mail
A dynamic visual history that showcases the diverse influence of south east Asians on contemporary British life.
About the Author
Susheila Nasta: Susheila Nasta MBE is editor-in-chief of the internationally distinguished literary magazine, Wasafiri. Currently Professor of Modern Literature at the Open University, she has published widely on the black and South Asian diasporas. Since 2007, Nasta has been Director of a major
interdisciplinary research project on Asian Britain.
Florian Stadtler: Florian Stadtler is Lecturer in Global Literature at the University of Exeter. He has published on South Asian cinema, history and writing.
Razia Iqbal: Razia Iqbal is a presenter for Newshour on the BBC World Service and for Talking Books on the BBC News Channel.